Oracle VM: NTP Service in Guest VM RHEL 5.5 no Syncing with the NTP Servers. ntpstat Shows "unsynchronised" Output
(Doc ID 2606353.1)
Last updated on MAY 27, 2021
Applies to:Oracle VM - Version 3.4.6 and later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
NTP service in Guest VM running RHEL 5.5 no syncing with the NTP servers.
× The command ntpstat shows that the time is unsynchronised.
time server re-starting
polling server every 64 s
× The following file shows that the clocksource is set to use time stamp counter TSC:
# cat /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource
× Rapidly increasing offset or jitter as per the command ntpq -p
# ntpq -p
remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset jitter
ntp.servers.int xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 3 u 6 64 1 1.313 37.249 0.001
× The ntp client syncs when the ntp service is restarted on the guest, after a couple of minutes it stops synchronizing.
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